The best way to celebrate Shrove Tuesday is by feasting on many, many pancakes – whether you favour the classic recipe, the vegan alternative, the gluten-free version or trying out some trendy toppings.
And there’s no shortage of options for fillings either, with many favouring the classic lemon and sugar topping, fruits and cream or savoury style pancakes with plenty of cheese. In fact, even your pets can join in the fun.
Unsurprisingly, Pancake Day is also the cause for many jokes, with people tossing awful puns around aplenty.
Here’s our favourite Pancake Day gags to impress your colleagues, friends or family with. Batter beware…
Pancake Day jokes and puns
I went to a pancake restaurant and asked if my dinner would be long. The waiter replied: ‘No, sir, round.’
How does a pancake say goodbye? See you on the flip side.
Can’t believe it’s Pancake Day again – it really creped up on us.
How do you make a pancake smile? Butter him up.
How do elves eat their pancakes? In short stacks.
Did you hear about the angry pancake? He just flipped.
Thin French pancakes give me the crepes.
Why has a pancake never won the X Factor? They’re always too flat.
What’s a pancake’s favourite film? Whisky Business.
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